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Grant success
A number of researchers from Kids Research will lead and collaborate on projects supported by the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding. Covering a broad range of disciplines, the projects will improve our understanding of adolescent medicine, gene therapy, immunology, congenital heart disease, cancer and burns to enable the development of innovative trea...
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Cancer
Written by Dianne Sylvester, University of Sydney PhD candidate at the Children's Cancer Research Unit, and Professor Jennifer Byrne, Head of the Children's Cancer Research Unit. It has long been suspected that cancer can be written in our genes, or in our DNA. This could also be true more often for childhood cancer patients. Cancer diagnosed at a young age could indicate a genetic cause, thro...
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